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Thu 11 Jan 18

Medlab cannabis all-clear


ASX-LISTED Medlab Clinical has received its license from the Victorian Government to sell or supply Schedule 8 or Schedule 9 Drugs in the form of cannabis and its derivatives, namely NanaBis (CBD:THC) and NanaBidial (CBD).


Wed 10 Jan 18

NSW poppy crop set to bloom


NSW Minister for Primary Industries Niall Blair has announced the successful harvest of the state's first alkaloid poppy crops, with production expected to more than double this year.


Wed 10 Jan 18

Last ditch OTC codeine cry


AN ELEVENTH-HOUR plea from the Extended Hours Pharmacies Association (EHPA) has urged NSW parliamentarians to support a change to allow low-dosage codeine to continue to be available over-the-counter after 01 Feb 2018.


Tue 09 Jan 18

MedsASSIST to shut down


THE Pharmacy Guild of Australia has announced that its MedsASSIST real time recording system, developed to help reduce the misuse of over-the-counter combination analgesic medicines containing codeine, will be discontinued after 31 Jan 2018.


Mon 08 Jan 18

Pharmacy diabetes trial details


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THE first article describing the protocol for Australia's Pharmacy Diabetes Screening Trial was published in BMJ Open late last month, detailing the "pragmatic cluster-randomised controlled trial to compare three screening methods for undiagnosed type 2 diabetes in Australian community pharmacy".


Fri 05 Jan 18

Hunt opens cannabis export


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AUSTRALIA has the potential to be a forerunner in the global medicinal cannabis sector, with Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt yesterday confirming new regulations to allow the export of medical marijuana.


Thu 04 Jan 18

“See the pharmacist first”


THE UK Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) is encouraging patients to visit their pharmacist before booking an appointment with their GP, in a bid to relieve pressure on doctors.


Wed 03 Jan 18

TGA codeine stock guidance


THE Therapeutic Goods Administration yesterday issued new guidance on the phase-out of OTC codeine products once they become prescription-only on 01 Feb, including clarification that reclassified items can continue to be sold as long as they are stored in pharmacy dispensaries.


Tue 02 Jan 18

Medicinal cannabis guidance


EVIDENCE-BASED guidance documents on the use of medicinal cannabis have been released to Australian consumers and health professionals by the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) following extensive research and consultation.


Tue 02 Jan 18

Sigma targets AZ direct


PHARMACIES affiliated with Sigma Healthcare are being encouraged to take commercial action in response to AstraZeneca's (AZ) move to direct distribution of some of its products (PD 31 Oct 17), with Amcal and Guardian members informed of changes to discounts and generous incentives to convert sales from AZ molecules to their generic equivalents.




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